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Recent Little Traverse Lake property reviews

  • Large Family Vacation Destination

    "We rented this home for a family vacation. Our four kids, their spouses, five grandchildren, ages 3 months to 8 years as well as my husband and I had a wonderful time. I can't say enough about the condition of the home, it's beautiful. We had plenty of room and everything you could possibly need is there. The activities in the area are numerous. Golfing, wine tours, sand dunes, casino, lighthouses and fishing. If you want a quiet serene setting yet close enough to Traverse City activities(about a 20/25 minute drive) this is the place for your vacation. While we were there the water level was high so the beach frontage was small. However, the lake is very sandy, water is crystal clear and the kids could walk all the way out to the end of a long dock in the water. They loved it and not having much beach was just fine. The activity on the lake was minimal while we were there. The only downfall that I can possibly think of was the yard is not conducive to playing in for kids. That being said it was just fine for our group because even on the days we planned to just hang out at the house between the games in the house and the lake the kids had plenty to do. It's the perfect location if you want to do all different kinds of activities. If you like touristy places, you're close enough to all sorts of activities. If you like nature and peace and quiet, you're right in the middle of it! It's perfect for every age group and groups with varied interests, there truly is something for everyone within a 30 minute drive at the most!"
    Guest: Monica U. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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  • Little Red Boathouse

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at LRB.Everything was exactly as described in the information we received. The owners provided us with all the detailed information we needed to make our stay stress free. The setting on Little Traverse Lake is beautiful and peaceful. The owners provided lots of information on things to do in the area, such as restaurants, trails, beaches, etc. The cottage is well stocked for cooking which we enjoyed doing. We enjoyed hiking , biking, and paddling in the area and were blessed with beautiful weather. If it had been bad weather, the owner has a supply of videos, games, and reading material. We enjoyed visiting Cherry Republic in near-by Glen Arbor."
    Guest: Jan Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: October 2, 2013
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  • 7 Perfect Days on Little Traverse Lake

    "This was our first trip to Little Traverse Lake and the Leelanau Peninsula. Our group was composed of three families including six adults and 8 children (between 5 and 10 yrs old) from Southern Michigan and Washington D.C. In short, the week was just perfect. The house was just as advertised on VRBO. Pictures were accurate and correctly portray the house and property. The house was clean and ready upon arrival with no issues. While we were at the listed capacity for the house, there was ample room for all of us to spread out and enjoy group or alone time. The kitchen was well appointed and had all the gear we needed for cooking. There was also a wine fridge in the mud room. Nice touch. The lake front property was perfect for our family and the kids. There is a small and somewhat sandy beachfront followed by probably 50 feet of water that is no more than 2 feet deep. Then the bottom drops off quickly to nearly 30 feet. The water was clean, clear, and 77 degrees. There is also a little dock (quite rickety really) that did not extend to deep water. There is also a swim platform about 50 feet further offshore for swimming and diving. The bottom by the dock was sandy with a little bit of squish but not too bad. We trailered our 25' bow rider boat up to the house and put it in on Little Traverse lake about a mile from the house -- a shallow put in but no real issues there. I moored the boat on the mooring buoy at the house next to the swim platform. I used a stern anchor to keep the boat from porpoising into the wind. The lake was great for tubing, skiing, and kneeboarding. We had the lake nearly to ourselves for the entire week. We also rented two kayaks for exploring and were glad we did. The owners were easy to work with and checked in with me a few times during the week. They were helpful and friendly. For activities away from the lake we headed to the big dunes of Sleeping Bear south of Glen Arbor and the beach on the Big Lake (Michigan) at Good Harbor Bay (also inside Sleeping Bear Dunes). The water was cool, but still nice -- crystal clear and nearly perfectly calm for the kids. We did a few dinners out in nearby Leeland (Fishtown) and Glen Arbor. Be sure not to skip the Cherry Republic store in Glen Arbor. The kids loved the Cherry Pit spitting contest! All in all everyone of us left Little Traverse Lake saying "Northern Michigan -- Who knew?" It was nothing short of amazing."
    Guest: blake p. Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 30, 2013
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  • Great house!

    "Such a great house! Our entire family - from grandparents down to a 4 year old, had everything we needed. The backyard space with grass and the beach were wonderful and we spent many hours playing and relaxing outside. The sunrise and sunset views were amazing, and my husband enjoyed taking a kayak out on the lake every evening to watch the sunset. The lake is very shallow so even young children can touch the bottom almost the entire length of the dock and adults can still touch the bottom even past the end of the dock. The distance around the lake is only about 5 miles, so a very nice bike ride or run for those interested. Market 22 across the street is very nice and had many necessities. The pizza there was delicious, and we ended up ordering twice during the week! There is also a lot to do within a short driving distance, truly there is something for everyone. Glen Arbor and Leland are close and have many stores for shopping and local restaurants. There are many wineries very close by, and Northern Latitude's Distillery was also fun. Two golf courses are within a five minute drive. Being so close to the Sleeping Bear Dunes, there are many great hikes and trails available for exploring. Climbing to the top of Pyramid Point was a great family hike with beautiful views. We would often spend the mornings out and about, and then come back to swim and relax every afternoon and evening. Overall, this house has it all. The owners have ensured all your basic needs are taken care of, and have worked hard to make this a great house!"
    Guest: LRH Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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Little Traverse Lake Travel Tips

Little Traverse Lake Vacation Rentals: Beauty in New Places

Cradled along Michigan's lower peninsula, with charming towns clinging to the curves and sunsets sprawling across the waves, is Little Traverse Lake. This shallow bay (its depths reach only 170 feet) may seem too picturesque, too simple, to enjoy. Its appearance seems to mark it more worthy for artwork than adventure. There are, however, many discoveries to be made here. And Little Traverse Lake vacation rentals will help you make them.

Little Traverse Lake Lodging: Let Yourself be Charmed

Nestled between the villages of Harbor Springs and Petoskey is where Northwest Michigan lake houses will bring you; this centered location will offer magnificent views, easy distance and easier comfort. Let Little Traverse Lake lodging provide you with an excess of rooms and style; and then let it provide you with a perfect beginning to your every happy journey. Circle the shores each morning, driving lazily to your many destinations. Let Bay Breeze Tours take you on old-fashioned trolley rides and walkabouts. Delight the kids with a trip to Pond Hill Farm, with its hay-rides and petting zoo. Skydive Harbor Springs takes you to the precipice of excitement with their daily jumps. Visit Northern Michigan Hardwoods for a one of a kind chance to witness a working lumber mill. Tours are available and recommended for any trip. And let Adventure Weekends give you the ultimate sports package, combining hiking, rafting, golfing and more. With Little Traverse Lake vacation rentals, you're always near something incredible.

Northwest Michigan Lake Houses: The Easy Choice

Whether you wish to spend your mornings resting on the coast or you prefer the wild thrills of river searching, Little Traverse Lake is certain to appeal. Don't discount its small size. Instead enjoy all the variety it brings. Choose adventure. Choose something new.

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